Questions tagged [module]

A Joomla module is an extension that offers certain functionality to a site, usually to present small pieces of information, in specified locations of the site (e.g. latest or popular articles), that is not supposed to serve as the main content, and is placed in the available module positions, around the component content output (e.g. sidebar, footer etc).

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Recommend a contact us module for Joomla 3

I am looking for a module in Joomla 3 that creates a contact form below the article. It must help me to send a copy of the message to my visitor who have inquired and send another one to our contact ...
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Create a table observer

I am trying to create a table observer in a module. I am using the Table Advanced API guide in the Joomla documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Table_Advanced_API_Guide. When I use the code provided, ...
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Looking for a portfolio module?

I am looking for a specific module for Joomla, open source or paid does not matter, most importantly it has the options I need. What I am looking for is a portfolio module where each photographer can ...
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Is Joomla a correct choice for a social medium with rankings of products?

I'm thinking about creating a certain website and I'm not sure if Joomla is a tool I could use and would be one of the best choices. I would like to create something like https://www.imdb.com/ , i.e. ...
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Display modules only in articles (not in the article list) and only in articles with a specific tag

I'm using the J2STORE component on Joomla 3.9.22. I would need to publish a module in a Blog category but only in the articles (not in the list), in this case the articles are products of j2store. ...
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Empty lines were added to PHP and CSS code files between each line

When I install the module from Joomla administrator end, I found that many empty lines were added to PHP and CSS code files between each line. For example: Original: Line1 Line2 Line3 After ...
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handling simple module form

I'm new in joomla, I created a module for learning purpose, let name it mod_form1, I don't know what framework or class in joomla i should use for this so I use plain HTML. this is my tmpl/default.php ...
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JFolder: :files: Path is not a folder. Path: D:\XamppInstalation\htdocs\joomla\modules\mod_helloworld2\sql\mysql\updates

I followed the tutorial on the Joomla website about Creating a simple module/Using the Database. I created the following XML file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <...
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Own Module - Integrate ACL Check (in Ajax Call)

I'm currently programming a module that contains several Ajax calls, some of them with Add / update & Delete requests in the DB. Now I am thinking about the fact that it will be necessary to check ...
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How to build a podcasting site?

I am new to Joomla so I want to know if it is possible to build a podcasting site with user registration on Joomla. I want guests to be able to subscribe to an individual user's podcast (not ...
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Module title is not showing despite setting module title to yes

I've created and overridden a mod_feed targeting the Joomla! Security News Feed. https://dev.joomlalondon.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=g5_hydrogen:blog-news--bbc&...
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Generating a module instance from PHP

I am trying to render a mod_login module - on the fly - from inside a system plugin. So far, there is no existing mod_login instance in the website nor the database. I am just trying to create a new ...
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How to create a Joomla module and be able to install it?

I've read all the official Joomla documentation and videos available to learn how to make a basic module, however, when I finish making a module, I can't manage to install it in my Joomla project. I ...
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Joomla DB where statement not works as expected

I don't understand the world right now. I try to make a simple query from the DB, but it fails with the message that the column is not known. I do not understand why Joomla! tries to see the value I ...
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Pop up AcyMailing subscription form

I am trying to build a Joomla website with an AcyMailing subscription form. I'd like the form to be a pop-up window. I have researched thoroughly and I have achieved most of what I want. Now I have a ...
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Randomly render one of the modules in a given position

I have several modules for a given position, but I only want to display one of them (selected randomly) on the front-end in a Gantry template. Is there any way to do this?
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Json encoding being escaped

I'm writing to the db (I'm automatically creating a module): $module = new stdClass(); $module->title = $moduleTitle; $module->note = ""; $module->content = ""; $module-&...
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Adding a module from a component

I have a component that I want to use to add a module automatically. This needs to be achieved in the administrator area. My idea is to have a button in one of the component views. That component ...
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Using Language Constant File in a Module

I'm creating a module but I need it to be multilingual. I know that I can create field params, duplicate the module, and set different values for these params based on the languague but I would like ...
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JomSocial Extension causes error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML

I have installed a JomSocial extension and now I am seeing an error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML screenshot of error The same error message is also presented in the title tag of my ...
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Insert custom field into modules .xml file

I have currently created a Joomla Module, and i would like to make it a bit more advanced now. I have created a Custom field, and i have tried to add it to the mod_NAMEOFMODULE.xml file. To use it ...
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Show article details from custom module

I am trying to develop a custom module where I have options to select 4 different Joomla articles. In my module XML file, I have the following: <field name="articleOne" type="sql" label="...
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Unable to deploy updateserver for site module

Joomla! does not recognize my module update, so I decided to create a blank module to see if it suffered the same issue -- it did. When I search for updates my mod_extension is not visible in the ...
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Mod_Feed removing the strip image function what do the True & False do?

I want to remove the strip image function from mod_feed in the administrator area. mod_feed/tmpl/default.php at line 118 // Strip the images. $text = JFilterOutput::stripImages($text); $text = ...
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Ajax Call: Problem with filter in Article & Articles Model in Module Context

I currently have a problem with an ajax call in my new module. the filters are not used. Here is an extract of the relevant lines: $articleid = $data_decoded->articleid; // Get an instance of ...
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Module creation reusing functions

I have a module that uses comAjax . Default uses the standard way of calling: 'option' : 'com_ajax', 'module' : 'available_stock', This works fine and in the module calls the relevant ajax function ...
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Transfer Custom Code to Module / Plugin / Component

Joomla 3.9.12 I've been using Sourcerer in order to place custom code throughout my site, it's working well so far. I've created a custom html module, within this I have added PHP, JS, HTML and CSS. ...
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How to fix problem with relative path Joomla for a module using editor form field?

I have created one module in Joomla and added one form field of the type editor inside the manifest-XML. <field type="editor" name="myeditor" default="" buttons="true" hide="...
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Remove default settings from fieldset basic in module

Is it possible to remove the default settings (sidebar) in fieldset name="basic" (Display title, module position, state etc...) and put them in a separate custom tab?
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Get module params in custom form field

I need to get all other module field-params of the current module inside of a custom form field in backend. In tmpl/default.php it works with: $bgcolor = $params->get('bgcolor'); But in custom ...
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Advanced Module Manager Assignments

Using Joomla 3.9.11 and AMM 2.7.1 I have a blog with the url www.example.com/news I need to display some modules on the right hand side of this page, but only on that exact URL. If the URL ...
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How to overwrite a module's .php to control what scripts it adds to the head of the doc?

I am new to Joomla. I have installed a plugin and I want to overwrite the module file to remove some of the unwanted scripts. project modules mod_modulename mod_modulename.php How can I overwrite ...
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How can I add a module to the tags page?

I created a site with Joomla3. When I click on the tags link on a blog post, it shows a page of articles but without a module. I want to add a module to this page.
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Front-end custom Joomla module to upload an image and save it in the Joomla images folder

I work on a custom Joomla module that would let users to upload profile images. I created a JForm and wanted to use the form field type "file" as below: <field name="Photo" type="file" label="...
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How can I use first image in article as featured image?

I have searched all over the internet but nothing got useful. I have only hope on this forum. Please tell me how can I use the first image of the article in Joomla as featured image. I don't want to ...
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Breadcrumb separator is not showing consistently

Not all of the breadcrumb values are properly separated by a slash on my site. The delimiting slash is present between the first and second crumb, but gone on the next resulting in the second and ...
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Call com_ajax from module backend

To create thumbnails & cache files, I have to access my already created Ajax Functions inside my helper.php file. I'm already able to call the functions within the frontend (button that is ...
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Deleting module from front-end I Can't find in the back-end

I am very new to Joomla and I am responsible for updating a website that has been created by another web administrator. I have what I believe to be a module that I want to delete, I see it in the ...
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Joomla and Eventbrite Integration

I am looking for a way to integrate Eventbrite with Joomla. I want to show a list of upcoming events that I have created. There are a number of default widgets available with Eventbrite (copy / paste ...
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Getting CSS style to vary with different module instances

Edit: see the Update below for the current status of the problem. I have a module that has to display a variable number of rows, based on how the user configures it in the back-end, and several ...
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Make Search bar dynamically appear at top of body

One of our clients would like to have a search icon in their Main menu, which when clicked causes a search bar to appear at the top of the website's body. An example of this behaviour is at https://...
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(Module override/PHP) Checking if a content-item has an image otherwise display a placeholder

I am customising a Joomla module (Override) and it does not seem to accommodate if an image is not selected (just shows a broken image symbol). What I'd like to do is check if there is an image and ...
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How to programmatically create and install a module during component postflight?

I want to create and install a module via component postflight. I can get postflight etc. to work, but I can't get it to create and install the module. Code I've created: // Get the database object ...
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Generate and render a module on an article with PHP

I want to create a module and add it to an article I can already create the module manually and can add it to the article using php. I can't figure out how to add a module using php. So if I have ...
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Class not found in Joomla 4 when using JDate inside a function

In my last question I tried to modify mod_latest_articles module, and added myCustomFunction to ArticlesLatestHelper.php like this : /** * @package Joomla.Site * @subpackage ...
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Fatal Error: Class 'ArticlesLatestHelper' not found in Joomla 4 module while trying to add new function

I'm testing and playing with Joomla 4 alpha. What I tried to do is to quick-edit / modify the module Latest Article (mod_articles_latest), adding a new function. In joomla 3.x I usually adding a new ...
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My module parameters aren't saving . and can't use them in my files

**mod_cookiACT.xml** <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="module" version="3.1.0" client="site" method="upgrade"> <name>Cookie Notifications !</...
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Creating a module and giving it config parameters options

on the documentation for creating a module, the basic is all there but they don't talk about giving parameters to your module. Example the color of the background or the size whatever. So I want to ...
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Getting post installation script to run for a module

I've a module that I want to run a script post installation, post update etc. I think this can be done by adding a script.php into the module zip file and then calling it in the installation file. &...
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Disable submenu items on bottom of page in gantry 4?

I have really tried multiple settings, I cannot find the setting to disable the submenu item creation. How can I disable the submenu entries showing at the bottom of all pages? See here the issue: ...

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